Bioengineering inquiry hears from industry advisors

20 January 2010

The House of Commons Science and Technology Committee inquiry into bioengineering continues at 9.30am.


  • Professor Lisa Jardine, Chair, Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority
  • Dr Paul Logan, Head of Policy, Hazardous Installations Directorate, Health and Safety Executive
  • Professor Chris Pollock CBE, Honorary Professor, University of Aberystwyth
  • Dr Martyn Ward, Head, Clinical Trials Unit, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency

The inquiry is examining how the UK can maintain a globally competitive position in emerging and existing bioengineering research fields.

The inquiry will focus on three areas: research, translation and regulation. The inquiry will take synthetic biology, stem cells and genetic modification (GM) as areas within which to explore the issues of research, translation and regulation.

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